Tag: Nebraska

NGOs come out against carbon dioxide pipeline projects

NGOs come out against carbon dioxide pipeline projects

September 27, 2021 |

In Nebraska, the Associated Press reports that the Sierra Club and Bold Nebraska, an NGO leading the charge against the XL Keystone pipeline, have come out against the proposed carbon dioxide pipelines by Summit Carbon Solutions and Navigator CO2 Ventures. They claim the risk is too high of leakages, that regulation for this new kind […]

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DOJ & Nebraska fine Big Ox Energy and NLC Energy Venture 30 LLC $1.1M for law violations

DOJ & Nebraska fine Big Ox Energy and NLC Energy Venture 30 LLC $1.1M for law violations

September 26, 2021 |

In Nebraska, the U.S. Department of Justice and state of Nebraska finalized a settlement with Big Ox Energy – Siouxland LLC and NLC Energy Venture 30 LLC for alleged violations of federal and state environmental laws at its waste-to-energy facility in Dakota City, Nebraska. Under the terms of the settlement, the defendants will pay a […]

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U.S. District Court dismisses Green Plain’s lawsuit against ADM for manipulating ethanol prices

U.S. District Court dismisses Green Plain’s lawsuit against ADM for manipulating ethanol prices

August 24, 2021 |

In Nebraska, DTN reports U.S. District Court for the Central District of Illinois in Urbana dismissed Green Plain’s lawsuit against Archer Daniels Midlands for allegedly manipulating ethanol prices at its Argo terminal. The case, similar to the one brought by Midwest Renewable Energy but dismissed on August 9, is based on the Commodity Exchange Act […]

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Green Plain to provide turnkey solution for FQTP’s ultra high protein and MSC technologies

Green Plain to provide turnkey solution for FQTP’s ultra high protein and MSC technologies

August 5, 2021 |

In Nebraska, Green Plains Inc. announced a turnkey solution for the installation of Fluid Quip Technologies’ MSC™ system to exclusive partners. Green Plains will provide its turnkey partners up to 50% of capital, as well as marketing and product development of the Ultra-High Protein and post-MSC™ distillers grains products, and utilization of Green Plains’ exclusive […]

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Nebraska Corn Board funds flex-fuel pumps in California to drive demand

Nebraska Corn Board funds flex-fuel pumps in California to drive demand

July 19, 2021 |

In Nebraska, Nebraska Corn Board (NCB) has long provided infrastructure grants to fuel retailers and supported local ethanol expansion within the state. To complement this work, NCB is additionally boosting ethanol demand in population-dense areas, like California. NCB recently partnered with Pearson Fuels to help two fuel retailers in Los Angeles County – the most […]

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Trees and beneficial microbes could cheaply clean America’s most polluted places  

Trees and beneficial microbes could cheaply clean America’s most polluted places  

July 12, 2021 |

In Nebraska, The Arbor Day Foundation is exploring the use of trees and beneficial microbes to clean Superfund sites contaminated by hazardous waste.  Current remediation methods, such as soil excavation and pump and treatment of ground water, are labor-intensive and costly. The use of trees alone is often insufficient to remove contaminants like metals, oils, and hydrocarbons because the trees […]

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Green Plains starts construction of third FQT Ultra-High Protein feed technology

Green Plains starts construction of third FQT Ultra-High Protein feed technology

July 5, 2021 |

In Nebraska, Green Plains Inc. announced its wholly owned subsidiary Green Plains Central City LLC has broken ground on the construction of Fluid Quip Technologies’ MSCTM system. Central City is the third Green Plains location to install MSC™, behind Shenandoah, which started up in April 2020, and Wood River, expected to start up during the […]

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Six seed companies step up to help clean up AltEn

Six seed companies step up to help clean up AltEn

June 14, 2021 |

In Nebraska, Brownfield Ag News reports that a coalition on seed companies made up of Bayer, Corteva Agriscience, Syngenta, AgReliant Genetics, Beck’s Superior Hybrids and Winfield Solutions—the AltEn Facility Response Group—have applied to the AltEn Facility Response Group to help clean up the environmental pollution caused by the AltEn ethanol plant in Mead. The six […]

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Chief Ethanol and Catahoula Resources to jointly develop CCS in Nebraska

Chief Ethanol and Catahoula Resources to jointly develop CCS in Nebraska

June 10, 2021 |

In Nebraska, Chief Industries, Inc. and Catahoula Resources have entered into an agreement to jointly develop carbon capture and permanent sequestration within Nebraska. Through this arrangement, Chief Ethanol, a division of Chief Industries, Inc. based in Hastings, NE, joins forces with Catahoula, a portfolio company of private investment firm The Energy and Minerals Group (“EMG”), […]

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Local authorities strip AltEn of conditional use permit

Local authorities strip AltEn of conditional use permit

June 9, 2021 |

In Nebraska, KOLN TV news reports that AltEn has had its conditional use permit stripped by the Village of Mead Board in a unanimous vote following 30 minutes of debate. Although the company’s attorney said suspension rather than revocation would facilitate clean up, the community pushed for revocation in fear that the company could find […]

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